Personal Pita Pizza (Yes, I like Alliteration)

If you couldn’t tell by the name of my blog – “Dine, Dash, & Deadlift” – let me make it known with this post entitled – “Personal Pita Pizza” – that I happen to like alliteration. Don’t remember what the heck alliteration is from high school English class? Let me refer you to Wikipedia :-). Anyways, moving on to a quick and easy recipe that will make you never want to “just pick up pizza on the way home because I am short on time” again. Introducing, the personal pita pizza!

Personal Pizza Heaven

INGREDIENTS:

  • Whole wheat pita pocket
  • Tomato sauce of choice
  • Italian herbs (oregano, thyme, basil, parsley, rosemary, and marjoram). *If you have fresh on hand, great. If not, I recommend Gourmet Garden’s Italian Herb Paste. It comes in a tube that keeps in the fridge. Super convenient.
  • Shredded cheese (or faux cheese) blend of choice.
  • Whatever veggies and other toppings you want. I tend to use spinach, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, and zucchini!
    ❤ Vegetables

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F while you chop up your toppings.
  2. Mix Italian Herbs in to Tomato Sauce. *Note – the sauce will take on a greenish hue, but trust me, combining these herbs in to the sauce is what makes this pizza phenomenal!
  3. Assemble pizza as desired. Assuming you all know how to do this…but if you don’t: Spread sauce mixture on middle of pizza. Add cheese and toppings as desired.
  4. Bake about 12 minutes.
  5. Slice up and enjoy!
    Ready for the oven

This is so fast and simple and is actually the appropriate size, unlike those supposed “personal pizzas” from most restaurants! Have a larger appetite to feed? Make 2! In my opinion, this is the perfect thing to make when you have friends over to watch the game or for movie/game night. Instead of ordering out and everyone having to compromise what toppings they want, personal pita pizzas will allow everyone to choose what kind of pizza they want and it will save $ and calories. Win-Win-Win all around!

Yum, yum, yum!

I love these so much that I actually made two last night to have as a lunch and dinner later on this week! So, now my question to you is….

If you could design your PERFECT pizza, what would it consist of?

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11 thoughts on “Personal Pita Pizza (Yes, I like Alliteration)

  1. Christine says:

    What a great idea! This will be a great way to use up all the pitas I bought after my failed attempt to make hummus this weekend.

    • Tanya says:

      Oh no! Sorry to hear about your failed hummus attempt! If you do make some you can make a hummus pita pizza! Warm up the pita in the oven while you grill or sautee some veggies. Then use the hummus in place of sauce and add the veggies to the top! That is another favorite “personal pizza” of mine!

    • Tanya says:

      I’m not too picky either when it comes to pizza, although for some reason olives are just not a food I like. Everyone tells me to just keep trying them and that eventually I will like them, so maybe trying it on a pizza is a good first step! Thanks for the idea!

    • Tanya says:

      The herb tube mixed with the sauce it what takes this pizza from average to great in my opinion! I also like pineapple on pizza sometimes too to give a suprinsingly sweet flavor to it!

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